Siri Aas Rustad: All news

55 news items

Thursday, 20 Jun 2024
Funding in Place for Project on Possible War Crimes in Ukraine

PRIO has received the news that the three-year project Recording Explosive Munitions for the analysis of WAR crimes (REMWAR) will be funded by the Research Council of Norway.

Monday, 10 Jun 2024
New data shows record number of armed conflicts

Last year saw the highest number of state-based conflicts since 1946. In addition, the past three years were the most violent in the last three decades, according to new conflict trend analysis.

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2024
UCDP and PRIO data feature in major international database

As of early 2024, conflict data from the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) and PRIO are featured in a new section of Our World in Data dedicated to War and Peace.

Wednesday, 1 Nov 2023
Women’s Participation in Ceasefire Negotiations

Ceasefire negotiations are primarily male-dominated enterprises that often set the groundwork for future peace talks. Understanding them is thus vital for enhancing women's participation and including broader social interests in future peace efforts.

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2023
Afghanistan Ranks Bottom of Global Index on Women’s Status

Afghanistan ranks worst of 177 countries in terms of the status of women, according to this year’s Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Index launched today in New York.

Wednesday, 7 Jun 2023
New figures show conflict-related deaths at 28-year high, largely due to Ethiopia and Ukraine wars

​The war in Ethiopia's Tigray region accounted for over 100,000 battle-related deaths in 2022, even more than Russia's invasion of Ukraine which accounted for more than 81,000 deaths, according to new conflict trends data released today.

Thursday, 1 Dec 2022
PRIO Data Reveals One in Six Children Live in a Conflict Zone

​This week Save the Children launched its new report Stop the War on Children: The Forgotten Ones.

Wednesday, 15 Jun 2022
The Women, Peace and Security Index Goes Viral on Social Media

Yesterday, a video featuring the Global Women, Peace and Security Index went viral on TikTok, garnering over 700,000 likes so far.

Friday, 27 May 2022
PhD Course on Gender, Peace and Conflict

Doctoral candidates from all over the world attended PRIO's PhD-level course on Gender, Peace and Conflict.

Sunday, 8 May 2022
The History of PRIO and Peace Research: New Open Access Book

​The new open accessbook Livesin Peace Research: The Oslo Stories explains how PRIO, the world'soldest independent peace research institute, was founded and how it survivedthrough crises.

Monday, 13 Dec 2021
Peace Science Infrastructure: PRIO to Head Large New Collaboration

​Friday, we got to know that a large project has been funded by the Research Council of Norway's INFRASTRUKTUR initiative, that aims to build up relevant, up-to-date infrastructure that is accessible to the research community, to various private and public sector user groups, and to the general public.

Tuesday, 30 Nov 2021
Record Number of Children at Risk of Being Recruited by Armed Actors

​Today, Save the Children launched its new report Stop the War on Children: A crisis of recruitment.

Tuesday, 30 Nov 2021
Syria and Yemen Top Statistic on Number of Children at Risk of Recruitment by Armed Actors

​Save the Children's report Stop the War on Children: A crisis of recruitment shows that, in 2020, almost all children in Syria and Yemen were at risk of recruitment by armed actors.

Friday, 22 Oct 2021
The 2021/22 Global Women, Peace and Security Index Is Out

​The third edition of the global Women, Peace and Security Index (WPS Index) draws on recognized data sources to measure women’s inclusion, justice, and security in 170 countries.

Tuesday, 17 Aug 2021
CHS and PRIO to Launch Report on Conflict Trends in the Arab World

The Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS), in collaboration with the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) , will jointly release a major report analysing conflict trends in the Arab world from 1946 to 2019.

Friday, 9 Jul 2021
PRIO Data Travel the World

The journalist Joshua Goodman of the Associated Press yesterday released the article “Global COVID deaths hit 4 million amid rush to vaccinate».

Thursday, 8 Jul 2021
Gudrun Østby New Research Director

Gudrun Østby will be the Research Director of the research department Conditions of Violence and Peace from 1 August.

Wednesday, 16 Jun 2021
New Conflict Data for 2020 Shows More Conflicts, Fewer Deaths

​The 2020 update of the Uppsala Conflict Data Program is now available, and reveals interesting trends in armed conflict for the last year, including more conflicts but also fewer deaths.

Thursday, 10 Jun 2021
Siri Aas Rustad to Speak at UNDP Symposium

​Research Director Siri Aas Rustad will take part in the UNDP Symposium "A New Generation of Human Security" later today.

Friday, 4 Jun 2021
Conflict Cartographer Project Opens Again for Conflict Predictions

​Round three of conflict prediction in the Conflict Cartographer project is now open.

Tuesday, 1 Jun 2021
Call for Application to the PhD-level course “Conflict Trends”, 2021

Application deadline 25 June 2021

Thursday, 6 May 2021
Important dialogue with Norwegian research communities about the UN Security Council

​As part of the newly established Dialogue Forum for Norway's membership in the United Nations Security Council 2021-2022, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in collaboration with PRIO, and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) are organizing a series of thematic roundtable meetings about current issues on the Council's agenda.

Thursday, 4 Mar 2021
Conflict Cartographer Project Opens for Conflict Predictions

​Round two of conflict prediction in the Conflict Cartographer project is now open.

Friday, 19 Feb 2021
1 of 6 Children Living in Conflict Zones at Risk of Sexual Violence by Armed Groups

PRIO has conducted a study for Save the Children estimating the number of children at risk of experiencing wartime sexual violence.

Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021
Siri Aas Rustad New Research Director

Siri Aas Rustad will be the Research Director of the research department Conditions of Violence and Peace from 10 February.

Friday, 9 Oct 2020
Director Henrik Urdal Celebrates World Food Programme Nobel Win

The WFP has been a long-time favorite on Urdal’s shortlist

Thursday, 24 Sep 2020
New Report on Conflict Trends in the Middle East

​In their first-ever report to examine conflict trends in the Middle East, PRIO researchers take a closer look at the hard data on the number of conflicts – between states, within states, as well as one sided violence – and at ceasefires as well as peace agreements.

Thursday, 17 Sep 2020
Three New Research Professors at PRIO

​Following external academic evaluations, the PRIO Board has awarded Research Professor competence to Håvard Mokleiv Nygård, Siri Aas Rustad and Tore Wig.

Thursday, 13 Feb 2020
More Than 70 Million 0–5-Year-Olds Have Only Known Conflict, PRIO Research in Save the Children Report Shows

Save the Children has released its 2020 report on children in conflict.

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2019
Green Curses Project Receives RCN Funding

​Congratulations to the team that has secured NORGLOBAL funding from the Research Council of Norway for the 3-year project Green Curses and Violent Conflicts: The Security Implications of Renewable Energy Sector Development in Africa.

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